Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi CM appoints Corona vaccine
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his parents today administered the first dose of corona virus vaccine. According to the information, the Chief Minister and his parents have given Corona vaccine in Delhi’s LNJP Hospital. The covishield vaccine of Serum Institute of India is being installed here.
The Delhi government says that people between the ages of 45 and 59 who already have a disease have to get the vaccine first. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has vaccinated under this category. At the same time, his parents are beyond the age of 60 years, in such a situation, he got vaccinated as a senior citizen.
It is known that as soon as the second phase of the corona virus starts, vaccination is witnessing a rapid increase. The situation is that more than 200 people are being vaccinated every day in each hospital in Delhi. Dr. Shalini Chawla, the nodal officer of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the capital, said that around 200 people are arriving there every day to get the Corona vaccine.
The elderly are kept in the hospital for half an hour after vaccination. After that they are sent home when everything is normal. He told that so far no vaccine provider has had any kind of trouble there.
At the same time, according to the information received from Loknayak Hospital, more than 200 people are being given vaccines daily. According to the hospital management, there are also many seniors who do not know how to register online, but the staff present in the hospital is also helping them. Similarly, the situation is being seen in other hospitals including Delhi AIIMS, Safdarjung, RML, Lady Harding, DDU.
In fact, vaccination has been going on since 16 January in Delhi. Initially, vaccines were given to health workers and then to frontline workers, but vaccination was progressing at a slow pace due to the lack of enthusiasm for the vaccine. As soon as the second phase started on Monday, its effect on the hospitals started to appear.
In a day where five or 10 people were vaccinated at a center. Now their number has increased up to 10 times there. According to the health department, at least 100 people are getting vaccinated at one center.
Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his parents get the first dose of the #COVID19 vaccine at LNJP hospital.
People above 60 years of age and those above 45 years with comorbidities are getting inoculated in this phase of COVID-19 vaccination. pic.twitter.com/WRzlN0gq4A
– ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2021